Over 300 students from all over the lower mainland gathered to discuss pertinent global issues in an environment that prioritizes learning and personal growth this past weekend.
Grade 11 students Leia O. and Maryam T., of the Model UN Club at Meadowridge, participated in the Horizons Model UN Conference held at the Westin Wall Center in Richmond. Leia represented the USA in the Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural (SOCHUM) Committee and addressed the issue of “Persecution of Linguistic Minorities,” and received an Honourable Mention Award for best delegate.
Maryam was a writer for The Times of India as part of the International Press Corps (IPC) and wrote several articles, one of which was published on the conference website; she was also commended for her writing. A big congratulations to these two and their achievements at the Horizons conference!